Locals Only - Rita Mae 'Real Love'

Publish Date
Wednesday, 17 May 2023, 12:03PM

Indie pop artist and Muriwai local, Rita Mae is turning heads with new single 'Real Love'

Rita developed her own writing style, allying a unique feel for melody to her emotional lyricism. She delivers a blend of genres and feeling, emotional lyrics combined with alternative pop production, that will have you feeling everything all at once. For reals.

@heyritamae just out here tellin everyone to break up already #breakup #dumphim #reallove #ritamae ♬ REALLOVE - ritamae

Rita released her EP, Superfeeling earlier this month, featuring songs dating back to her first release; The Secret’s Out, Someday, through to a lovesick showstopper, Night Drive, and the anthemic Candy’s House.

The 24-year-old's 2023 bingo card has supporting Gin Wigmore and Broods across Aotearoa crossed off!

After a stint in Dunedin, snagging a degree in neuroscience, she returned to Auckland to immerse herself in learning music production, searching for her sound in the all-encompassing genre of contemporary indie pop.

Committing herself to the art of music-making has seen the songwriter put herself through the paces, including a couple of years spent doing regular open mic nights to help conquer performance anxiety.

"My nerves would kill me. I'd be on stage and couldn't sing because I was so shaky – now I don't feel that way."

She's currently in LA on a music-writing trip 😱 Rita Mae is one to watch!! Show her some love on her socials 💗 Instagram | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube 

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